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A general history of birds


Published 1821
Topics Birds, Birds
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An enlarged and rearranged edition of the author's A general synopsis of birds

The Index to the general history of birds has special t.p. dated 1828

Errors in paging

The adjust plate count includes the following specially numbered plates: LXVII*, LXXXV*, LXXXVII*, XCVIII*, CIV*, CIV**, CVII*, CXII*, and CXXIV*

"Directions for placing plates" found in back of each volume

In v. 9, plate no. CLVII is wrongly numbered as CLIII

Includes bibliographical references and index

Anker, J. Bird books and bird art

Nissen, C. Illustrierten Vogelb├╝cher

BM (Nat. hist.)

extracted picklist

SCNHRB and CHMRB have one copy each. The "directions for plates" leaves have been bound with the preliminaries in some volumes and at the end of the volume in others

SCNHRB copy of v. 4 is imperfect: the leaf containing the errata and directions for plates is wanting

SCNHRB copy has the Index bound in after p. xxxii in v. 1

SCNHRB copy has a bookseller's printed label on front paste-down endpaper: E. Weyhe ... New York

SCNHRB copy has later green half-morocco leather binding with marbled paper boards; raised bands, gilt-tooled spine, and all edges gilt. The binding is signed: J. Wright, binder

CHMRB copy is imperfect: the Index and plate CLXXXII ("Spotted Shag") are wanting. Plate L is misbound after plate XLIX in v. 3; plate CXL in v. 9 has some paper tears and repairs in the lower third of the leaf

CHMRB copy was the gift of Robert W. Chanler; accession nos. 8158-8167

CHMRB copy has later brown half-cloth binding with marbled paper boards; gilt-tooled spine; binding signed: Bound by Bailer Bros. N.Y


Volume v. 6
Publisher Winchester [England] : Printed by Jacob and Johnson, for the author : sold in London by G. and W.B. Whittaker ... [and 3 others]
Pages 410
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number 39088004482501
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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